Wheel Loaders Videos March 18, 2019
John Deere L-Series wheel loaders provide new levels of control, with exclusive features such as programmable multifunction buttons. And the redesigned cab... more
Hudson River Tunnel project Amtrak

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Bridges News March 18, 2019
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) rated the Hudson River rail tunnel project between New York and New Jersey with a medium-low grade in its most... more
Volvo CE excavator
Associations News March 15, 2019
Volvo CE machines win EquipmentWatch’s Highest Retained Value and Lowest Cost of Ownership awards March 7, 2019—The leading data researcher for the... more
underride guards for trucks

Image: U.S. DOT Volpe Center

Technology News March 15, 2019
Last week, U.S. Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) and Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), and U.S. Reps. Steve Cohen (D-Tenn.) and Mark DeSaulnier (D-Calif.), introduced... more
Safety Videos March 14, 2019
3M Advanced Flexible Engineer Grade Sheeting Series 7300 features a pre-coated pressure-sensitive adhesive for easy application on a variety of low-energy... more
oversize/overweight permit for trucks Illinois DOT
Software Bridge Analysis Design Case Studies March 14, 2019
The Illinois DOT (IDOT) must find a safe route for trucks traveling in the state of Illinois and issue an oversize/overweight (OS/OW) permit for trucks... more
rail transit accident Chicago
Traffic Safety News March 14, 2019
A driver was killed and three others were injured Tuesday night on the Chicago Transit Authority's (CTA) Blue Line when an SUV rolled onto the tracks and was... more
Gov. Kay Ivey; Rebuild Alabama Act; infrastructure legislation; gas tax

Image: Gov. Kay Ivey via Twitter

Funding News March 14, 2019
Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey this week signed into law the Rebuild Alabama Act, a key piece of infrastructure legislation that includes a fuel tax increase for the... more
5G autonomous vehicle testing Seoul
Autonomous Vehicle Systems News March 13, 2019
LG Uplus and Hanyang University in South Korea have successfully trialed a 5G-connected autonomous vehicle, which rode on the streets of Seoul alongside... more
underpass at La Jolla Colony Drive in San Diego


Tunnels News March 12, 2019
On Tuesday, March 12, La Jolla Colony Drive in San Diego will be closed for preparations associated with the construction of a Mid-Coast Trolley underpass.   ... more
Mackinac Bridge in Michigan; bridge monitoring sensors

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Bridges News March 12, 2019
Researchers in the state of Michigan are planning to install up to 2,000 infrastructure sensors on the Mackinac Bridge in order to explore the logistics of a... more
transportation funding; road and bridge construction
Associations News March 08, 2019
Legislators in 37 states have introduced 185 bills aimed at boosting transportation investment in the first two months of 2019, a new analysis from the... more
HCSS Construction Intern of the Year
Associations News March 08, 2019
Kent Beecham named 2018 Construction Intern of the Year March 4, 2019—Construction software developer HCSS celebrated the close of its annual Construction... more
Aurrigo driverless pod for visually impaired

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Autonomous Vehicle Systems News March 07, 2019
Aurrigo, a Coventry-based autonomous vehicle specialist, is set to test its autonomous technology by conducting trials of their driverless pods involving blind... more
The Bear Cut and West Bridges
Bridges Case Studies March 07, 2019
The Bear Cut Bridge and West Bridges is part of the Rickenbacker Causeway that connects Key Biscayne and Miami in Florida. The Rickenbacker Causeway is named... more
I-5 bridge over Columbia River

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Bridges News March 07, 2019
The Washington State Senate Transportation Committee recently passed a $15 billion transportation package that includes $450 million to replace the I-5 bridge... more
Editorial/Commentary Videos March 07, 2019
The March 2019 issue features our cover story on how the Alaska DOT&PF handled recovery efforts from a major earthquake that shook the region in late 2018... more
braided ramps; highway construction; I-15 Utah
Highway Construction News March 06, 2019
The Utah DOT (UDOT) has approved the selection of the braided ramps option design for the interchange at Main Street (S.R. 115) and I-15 in the city of Payson... more
Excavators Videos March 05, 2019
The Gradall D154 excavator is capable of quickly handling many different maintenance jobs and is priced right for municipal budgets.
FIU pedestrian bridge collapse
Bridges News March 05, 2019
Nearly a year after the Florida International University (FIU) pedestrian bridge collapsed, Magnum Construction Management (MCM), the Miami-based contractor... more
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